Definition of 'quality'
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The visible effects can also include obesity and poor skin quality. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The ombudsman said reliability and consistency were crucial to give them a decent quality of life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Keep things good quality from the middle of the road. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are what give him star quality. The Sun (2016)Systems are demanding predictable performance in highly complex environments to provide service quality. Computing (2010)We need urgent investment to continue to provide the quality of care people deserve. The Sun (2017)It was a performance full of character and quality. The Sun (2016)The problem is the quality as well as the quantity of leaders. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When scouting, he focuses chiefly on the player's personal qualities rather than his physical output. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She said:'We are also trying to ensure grammar schools help to increase the quality and standard of education in an area more generally. The Sun (2016)This is a bonus for farmers who had feared the rain would produce poor quality grain. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The value is yours to judge and quality of life is paramount. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The sound quality is good but not noise cancelling. The Sun (2016)You have the star quality that could be exactly what a group is looking for. The Sun (2011)Who is best able to get good quality service out of a publicly provided health care system? The Global Marketplace (1993)Often qualities of the person can be tied to what their name means. Christianity Today (2000)What are the personal qualities that matter here? Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)We do actually have some kind of control over the nature and the quality of those changes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We played very well against a quality side. The Sun (2014)Other worries were language barriers and lower standards of quality in some countries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This leap in quality also means we motoring journalists have pretty much had it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Then it said the air quality was bad. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But today cars sold anywhere in the world offer standard quality and reliability. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That it is open to outside contributors of uncertain quality is part of its nature. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You see qualities in people that others miss and you can be an inspiring friend. The Sun (2009)We are aiming to improve quality and training rather than going for quantity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'quality'
British English: quality /ˈkwɒlɪtɪ/ NOUN
The quality of something is how good or bad it is.
...the high quality of the paper.
- American English: quality
- Arabic: جَوْدَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: qualidade
- Chinese: 质量
- Croatian: kvaliteta
- Czech: kvalita
- Danish: kvalitet
- Dutch: kwaliteit
- European Spanish: calidad
- Finnish: laatu
- French: qualité
- German: Qualität
- Greek: ποιότητα
- Italian: qualità
- Japanese: 質
- Korean: 품질
- Norwegian: kvalitet
- Polish: jakość
- European Portuguese: qualidade
- Romanian: calitate
- Russian: качество
- Spanish: calidad
- Swedish: kvalitet
- Thai: คุณภาพ
- Turkish: kalite
- Ukrainian: якість
- Vietnamese: chất lượng
Definition of quality from the Collins English Dictionary
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